Author: Jessica Saunders

  • Jessica Saunders

    Mommy safety blogger, Jessica Saunders, is the community relations manager at Dayton Children's. She also serves as the coordinator of Safe Kids Greater Dayton, an organization dedicated to preventing childhood injuries. Follow her adventures as the mother of a toddler, sharing safety concerns and tips with the Dayton community.

Danger zone…parking lots

My two-and-a-half-year-old doesn’t listen, I know most don’t.  She’s at that age where she’s really getting difficult to carry, especially when I have things in my hands.  And she would much rather say “no” than hold my hand.  This makes parking … Continue reading

Teens and distractions – a dangerous mix

If you are anything like me, there are some days that I feel completely distracted. Sometimes it’s a deadline that I’m working towards or a project that I forgot and need to get to the moment I walk into work … Continue reading

Button batteries…search, secure and share!

In our technological world, electronic devices are getting smaller, slimmer and sleeker. The means to power these sleek devices are also small – but dangerous. Button batteries are used to power mini remote controls, small calculators, watches, key fobs, flameless … Continue reading

Ushering in some pool safety

Singer, songwriter, actor and dancer, Usher, recently made headlines for something other than his R&B performances. His 5-year-old son, Usher V, was swimming when his arm got stuck in a drain at the bottom of their home pool in Atlanta. … Continue reading

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